Your contortions in making what you said more reasonable still is not accurate.
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So they created a double edged situation that fits their agenda. I cannot explain it any clearer than that. this gives them the ongoing excuse to stay there indefinately if they want. All they have to do is keep issuing soothing noises to the public as the public gets more discontent .
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I don't think even the liars in the Bush administration want this quagmire, and nor does any American.
We really do hope that the moderates and wiser heads in Iraq society gain the ability to rule in a democracy, and by definition, moderates just don't fight to the death for the principles we all allegedly support.
There are many indications this country can fail or rise above everyone's expectations.
19 million were proud to vote.
Sunnis are divided about the insurgents killing their own people. The most respected Shiite leader, al Sistani counsels both restraint on revenge and restraint on clerics seeking political office and is quite intelligent in his method of pushing American occupiers out the right way.
And the Kurds? Well they're waiting in the wings to continue their semi-autonomy and maybe even a nation that none of their neighbors wants, nor do they have the PR campaign the Palestinians got going for a homeland.
Strange how the world is so passionate about the Palestinians yet no passion but a question mark over their wise heads concerning a Kurdistan.